Mohr Davidow

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Since its founding in 2005, molecular diagnostics firm Great Basin has raised $36 million in private financing, including about $9.6 million in a Series B round completed

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GE today said that it has named Sue Siegel, a former president of Affymetrix, to serve as CEO of its healthymagination initiative.

According to founder and CEO Scott Tanner, the funds will go primarily toward ramping up production of CyTOF instruments, reagent production, and the establishment of a global sales and service team.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.